Richmond Fed chief offers economic forecast with area visit

Will inflation ease up? Is there an end in sight for supply chain disruptions that have kept items off store shelves? Is the country headed for a recession? Those were among the topics addressed this week by Tom Barkin, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond, in two days of meetings in Southside Virginia. Barkin, who leads […]

Visitation suspended at Baskerville correctional facility as virus cases spike

With 18 new COVID-19 cases among the inmate population and another three among staff at Baskerville Correctional Center, the Virginia Department of Corrections announced on Thursday it is suspending in-person and video visitation at the facility through July 9. DOC also suspended visitation at Cold Springs CCAP, Deerfield Correctional Center and Haynesville Correctional Center due to a rise in coronavirus […]